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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for pam_stack (redhat section 8)

pam_stack(8)			  System Administrator's Manual 		     pam_stack(8)

NAME
       pam_stack - recurse into other PAM stacks

SYNOPSIS
       auth required /lib/security/pam_stack.so service=foo
       session optional /lib/security/pam_stack.so service=foo
       password optional /lib/security/pam_stack.so service=foo
       account optional /lib/security/pam_stack.so service=foo

DESCRIPTION
       In  a  nutshell, pam_stack lets you "call", from inside of the stack for a particular ser-
       vice, the stack defined for any another service.  The intention is to allow multiple  ser-
       vices  to  "include"  a system-wide setup, so that when that setup needs to be changed, it
       need only be changed in one place.

ARGUMENTS
       debug  turns on debugging via syslog(3).

       service=name
	      tells pam_stack.so to execute the stack defined for the service  name,  which  will
	      usually be another file in /etc/pam.d.

EXAMPLE
       /etc/pam.d/imap:
       auth required /lib/security/pam_stack.so service=system-auth
       auth required /lib/security/pam_shells.so
       /etc/pam.d/system-auth:
       auth sufficient /lib/security/pam_krb5.so
       auth sufficient /lib/security/pam_unix.so shadow nullok
       auth required /lib/security/pam_deny.so

CAVEAT
       Because	recursion is fully supported, there is potential to really break things by having
       a stack call itself either directly or via mutual recursion.

BUGS
       Let's hope not, but if you find any, please email the author.

AUTHOR
       Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin@redhat.com>

Red Hat Linux				    2001/01/30				     pam_stack(8)


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